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October 15, 2021
Committee of the Whole Meeting - October 19, 2021
There will be a Committee of the Whole meeting held virtually on Tuesday, October 19th.  For an invitation to view/attend virtually please contact Melissa Warner at...
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October 14, 2021
Allen McDonald
  Allen McDonald served many years with the Town of Port Hawkesbury as the manager of the Port Hawkesbury Airport where he also owned and operated AIRMAC Flying School. To honor our former colleague Al, the Town of Port Hawkesbury will be lowering our flags to half-mast during his memorial service this evening, between 5pm-8pm, Thursday...
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October 08, 2021
Notice of Special Public Meeting of Council - Tuesday, October 12, 2021
There will be a Special Public Meeting of Council held virtually on Tuesday, October 12th at 6pm. For an invite to attend/view virtaully please contact Melissa Warner at...
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October 08, 2021
Town of Port Hawkesbury Municipal Office & Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Box Office
      The Town of Port Hawkesbury Municipal Office and Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be closed Monday, October...
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October 07, 2021
2021 Hydrant and Main Flushing Program
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October 06, 2021
Halloween 2021
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October 04, 2021
Phase 5 Facility Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The Town of Port Hawkesbury has made changes to facility operations to ensure compliance with the start of Phase 5 of Nova Scotia’s reopening plan.  Please note some important updates regarding activities at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.    Beginning October 4, 2021 the Civic Centre...
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October 01, 2021
Public Meeting of Council - October 5th, 2021
There will be a Public Meeting of Council held virtually on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021.  To attend/view virtually, please contact Melissa at...
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September 28, 2021
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - Thursday, September 30th, 2021
    The Town Offices and Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be closed on Thursday, September 30th, 2021 during regular hours in observance of  the National Day for Truth and...
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September 28, 2021
Home Heating Assistance Programs 2021-2022
  Service Nova Scotia and Internal Services and the Salvation Army are working together to provide rebates to low income Nova Scotians struggling with their heating or electrical costs due to financial loss resulting from Covid-19.  Below are the rebate program offerings for 2021-22:   Home Energy Assistance Top-Up...
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September 27, 2021
2021 Inductees to the Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame
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September 21, 2021
2021 Fall Recreation Flyer
Fall Recreation...
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September 17, 2021
Committee of the Whole Meeting - September 21st 2021
There will be a Committee of the Whole Meeting held virtually on Tuesday, September 21st at 7pm.  For an invitation to attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at [email protected] AGENDA IN CAMERA...
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September 16, 2021
Employment Opportunity - Director of IT
The Strait Municipal Information Technology Association (Strait IT) is  seeking a Director of Information Technology (Director of IT)    For more information please click...
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September 13, 2021
Update-Facility Restrictions
In an effort to maintain a safe environment for our patrons and staff, the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will continue to observe the current masking and gathering limit restrictions. Food/beverages will however be allowed in the building as of September 15th. We anticipate changes to Province of Nova Scotia COVID-19 Protocols to...
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September 09, 2021
Tunes on the Trails-September 19
Join us for this FREE concert series on our beautiful trails! September 19th show features Isabella Samson, Tyler and Abbey Mullendore and Cape Breton's own Ashley MacIsaa Tickets...
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September 07, 2021
Terry Fox Run- September 19 (Virtual)
This year celebrates the 41st Anniversary of the Terry Fox Run! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Terry Fox Run will be going virtual again this year. Last year was a HUGE success despite not being able to gather in person. Canadians across the country will unite once again in spirit, not in person, for their own version of the run. It...
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September 03, 2021
Reminder Solid Waste Collection Zone 1 Moved to Wednesday, Sept 8th
Reminder to residents: Zone 1, Monday collection for Green Bins and Clear Bags has been moved to Wednesday, September 8th. This is due to the labour day statutory holiday on Monday, Sept 6th. Residents in Zone 1 should have there Green Bin and Clear Bags to the curb by 7am on the morning of Wednesday, Sept...
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September 03, 2021
Tunes on the Trails-September 12
Join us in the beautiful Port Haweksbury Trails for this incredible concert series.  September 19th show features Eastbound, Jon Hines and Jordan Musyscyn! Get your tickets here: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/165460800709 Ticket holders will be emailed trail location the day before the...
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September 02, 2021
Public Meeting of Council - September 7, 2021
There will be a Public Meeting of Council held virtually Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 at 7pm.  For an invitation to attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at [email protected] Public Meeting Agenda  In Camera...
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August 31, 2021
J. Franklin Wright Art Gallery Presents "Dosartistas"
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August 31, 2021
Tunes on the Trails-September 5
Join us in the beautiful Port Haweksbury Trails for this incredible concert series.  This week features Isaac Vallentin, Aaron MacDonald and Matt the Music Man! Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/165460072531 Ticket holders will be emailed trail location the day before the...
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August 20, 2021
Employment Opportunity - Facilities/ Operations Support - Casual
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August 19, 2021
Granville and MacSween Intersection Changes
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August 17, 2021
Food Service Expressions of Interest
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August 16, 2021
Employment Opportunity - Aquatics Supervisor
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August 09, 2021
Tunes on the Trails-August 29
Join us in the beautiful Port Haweksbury Trails for this incredible concert series.  August 29 date featuring Tia Landry, Andre Pettipas and Hauler! Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/165446865027 Ticket holders will be emailed trail location the day before the...
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August 05, 2021
Free Public Skate
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July 30, 2021
Tunes on the Trails-August 22
Join us in the beautiful Port Haweksbury Trails for this incredible concert series.  August 22 date featuring Dara Smith-MacDonald, Steve MacIntyre and Beolach! Get your tickets here:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/165316539219 Ticket holders will be emailed trail location the day before the...
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July 23, 2021
Employment Opportunity - Strait Area Pool - Lifeguard
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July 23, 2021
Community Cleanup Saturday, July 24th
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July 13, 2021
Notice to Residents - Taxi Services within the Town of Port Hawkesbury
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July 05, 2021
Notice to Residents – Asphalt Repairs
Work to complete asphalt repairs on Town streets is well underway and remains a priority. Public Works have been preparing pothole areas for permanent repair by milling out small sections of asphalt which leaves a shallow square indentation in the street surface. Residents are asked to slow down, obey traffic control measures and use caution in...
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June 28, 2021
Council Designates July 1st, 2021 as a day of Reflection
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June 22, 2021
Joint Police Advisory Board Seeking Two Members
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June 21, 2021
Sports Wall of Fame Committee Now Accepting Nominations for 2021
  NOMINATION...
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June 21, 2021
NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION - Tuesday, June 22, 2021
NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION - Tuesday, June 22, 2021   **UPDATE - June 22, 2021, 1:35pm** Milling work has been completed but asphalt paving is postponed due to wet weather conditions. The project area will be paved as soon as possible given favorable conditions.   MacInnis Road / MacIntosh Ave - Milling and...
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June 18, 2021
Provincial & Federal Funding Announcements for the Town of Port Hawkesbury
Provincial Funding Announcement  Federal Funding...
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June 16, 2021
Town Office to Reopen, Monday June 21st
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June 11, 2021
Committee of the Whole Meeting - June 15th - Followed by Special Public Meeting of Council
There will be a Committee of the Whole Meeting held virtually June 15th which will be followed by a Special Public Meeting of Council. For an invitation to atten/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at [email protected] Committee of the Whole - Agenda Special Public Meeting of Council -...
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June 04, 2021
Notice of Public Hearing & Special Public Meeting of Council - Wednesday, June 9th 2021
There will be a Public Hearing held on Wednesday, June 9th at 6pm followed by a Special Public Meeting of Council. For an invite to attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at [email protected] Public Hearing - AGENDA Special Public Meeting of...
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June 02, 2021
NOTICE OF SEASONAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - PUBLIC WORKS DEPT
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May 28, 2021
Notice of Public Meeting of Council - June 1st, 2021 - Held Virtually
There will be a Virtual Public Meeting of Council on Tuesday, June 1st, 2021.  For an invite to attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at [email protected] Agenda In Camera...
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May 26, 2021
Notice of Public Hearing - June 9th, 2021
Notice to Residents that there will be a Public Hearing held June 9th at 6pm. PUBLIC...
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May 25, 2021
2021 Census
Complete your #2021Census online today. By filling out your census questionnaire, you help shape your community and support important decision making that affects all Canadians....
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May 21, 2021
Notice - Zone 1 Waste Pickup Schedule Change
REMINDER: Blue bag recycling collection for Zone 1 on Monday May 24th has been moved to Wednesday May 26th due to the Victoria Day holiday. Blue bags will not be picked up on Monday Zone 2 recycling collection will continue as normal on Tuesday May...
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May 20, 2021
HOW YOU CAN PAY YOUR TAX & WATER BILLS WHILE THE MUNICIPAL OFFICE IS CLOSED
While the offices of the Town of Port Hawkesbury remain closed, we understand that payment of recent billings may be more challenging.  We encourage the use of online banking, and have attached a helpful guide to completing online payments.   Cheque’s are also accepted by mail.  If you need assistance in making your tax...
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May 20, 2021
Request for Quotations - Roof Replacement
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May 14, 2021
Choose to Support Arts & Culture
Cape Breton Creative Sector Launches Advocacy Video Cape Breton Island, NS – With the Cape Breton Partnership’s support, 16 creative sector organizations are launching a video campaign to advocate for the importance of arts and culture during the global pandemic and in its aftermath. The initiative is intended to spur public and...
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May 14, 2021
Committee of the Whole Meeting - May 18th, 2021
There will be a Committee of the Whole Meeting held virtually Tuesday, May 18th, 2021.  To view/attend virtually please contact Melissa Warner at...
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May 13, 2021
Notice to Residents - Special Public Meeting of Council
There will be a Special Public Meeting of Council held virtually on Tuesday,  May 18th following the Committee of the Whole...
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May 12, 2021
Notice of Planning and Advisory Committee Meeting
Notice to Residents that there will be a Town of Port Hawkesbury Planning Advisory Committee meeting held virtually on Thursday May 13th, at 3pm. For an invitation to attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at...
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May 04, 2021
Student Employment Opportunity
The Town of Port Hawkesbury will be hiring summer students for work throughout the town in various departments as well as our trails systems.   All interested students must submit a resume/application no later than Friday May 14th, 2021, 1:00 pm local time.    Resumes/applications should be clearly marked Summer Student Jobs...
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May 03, 2021
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Closed
  Just as a reminder the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, Municipal offices, Body N Soul, Gym, Arena, Strait Area pool, walking track, library book drop off and pick up, are closed. We will post any updates when they become available....
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May 01, 2021
COVID 19 Press Release
May 1, 2021 Press Release:  As the 3rd Wave of Coronavirus impacts the Eastern Health Zone, the Town of Port Hawkesbury wants citizens to know that they care.    Port Hawkesbury Town Council and staff recognize the citizens who live, work and play in our Town are understandably worried about the increasing rate of...
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April 30, 2021
Virtual Public Meeting of Council - May 4th, 2021
There will be a  Public Meeting of Council Tuesday, May 4th at 7pm held virtually. For an invitation to attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at...
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April 28, 2021
How Can I Pay My Water/Tax Bill During PHCC Closure?
In accordance with Nova Scotia Health guidelines, the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre and Town of Port Hawkesbury municipal offices will be closed for two weeks.  Utility and Tax payments can be made by mail or online or by phone at your financial institution.  Please click here for payment...
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April 27, 2021
COVID 19 Building Closure Notice
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, will be closed effective Wednesday, April 28th for two weeks.  This closure also includes Municipal offices, Body N Soul Fitness Centre, Eastern District Planning,  Strait Area Transit, walking track and arena. The Town of Port Hawkesbury will continue to follow all Provincial COVID-19...
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April 26, 2021
Civic Centre open today - April 26
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre is open today.  We will be providing an update following the Provincial COVID 19 guidelines that will be released later this...
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April 26, 2021
Student Art Exhibit
The annual student art exhibit will open at the J. Franklin Wright Art Gallery on Thursday, May 6, 2021. All of the pieces in the exhibit were created by students of SAERC and RECA. The show will run to the end of the school year. (Artwork by Alex Deon, grade...
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April 24, 2021
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Closed April 24th
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be closed Saturday, April 24th for deep cleaning due to a potential exposure to the CoVID-19 Virus.  A reassessment of the situation will occur April...
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April 24, 2021
COVID Public Health Correction
***CORRECTION*** Public Health has discovered that the high risk exposure notification listed for the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre for April 18 was incorrect. There was a high risk exposure at the Centre, and those individuals effected have been contacted directly by Public Health to self-isolate. The exposure to the general the public was low...
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April 24, 2021
Civic Centre to reopen Monday
The maintenance staff has carried out a deep clean of the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre however, the building will remain closed until Monday....
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April 23, 2021
Cape Breton Special Events Task Force - CB SETF
The Town of Port Hawkesbury has partnered with the Nova Scotia Office of Regulatory Affairs and Service Effectives, the Cape Breton Partnership, and the Island’s other municipal units to develop the Cape Breton Special Events Task Force (CB SETF). The CB SETF is a pilot project designed to help festivals and events in Cape...
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April 23, 2021
Leaf & Yard Waste Site - Opening May 22nd
The Town of Port Hawkesbury Leaf and Yard Waste Site will reopen on a bi-weekly basis starting on Saturday May 22, 2021 For the full notice details and 2021 schedule please click...
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April 21, 2021
Granville Green Cancelled for 2021
Granville Green Concert Series cancelled for the second year due to Covid -19 With the gathering limits still in place to help prevent the spread of COVID 19, this year’s Granville Green concert series will be cancelled . It is the hope that other opportunities to enjoy live music in Port Hawkesbury will be offered this summer, and we...
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April 20, 2021
Requesting Your Feedback on Safe Cycling Infrastructure
Port Hawkesbury is looking for public feedback for safe cycling infrastructure on Granville Street Bicycle Nova Scotia and the Town of Port Hawkesbury are looking for public feedback on what type of All Ages and Abilities (AAA) infrastructure residents would like to see. As local experts, we want to know what option would work best to...
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April 19, 2021
RESIDENTIAL SPRING CURBSIDE SPRING CLEAN-UP 2021
  RESIDENTIAL CURBSIDE SPRING CLEAN-UP...
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April 19, 2021
PROVINCIAL VOLUNTEER REPRESENTATIVE CEREMONY - April 26th, 2021
The Town of Port Hawkesbury's Volunteer Representative of the year is Mary Johnston The Provincial Volunteer Representative Ceremony will be held on April 26th. To view the event live on April 26th starting at 11:45 am click the link below...
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April 17, 2021
Mobile Testing. Unit
The Pubic Health Mobile Unit will be doing COVID 19 testing at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre on Tuesday, April 20 from 10:00 am. to 5:00 p.m. People with no symptoms are encouraged to get tested, and can drop in or book an appointment at www.nshealh.ca...
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April 16, 2021
Committee of the Whole Meeting - April 20, 2021 Held Virtually for Public
There will be a Committee of the Whole Meeting held Tuesday, April 20 at 7pm. If you would like to attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at...
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April 14, 2021
Notice of 2021/2022 Budget Planning Session of Council
There will be a 2021/2022 Budget Planning Session of Council on Thursday, April 15th following the Special Public Meeting. If you would like to view/attend virtually please contact Erin MacEachen at...
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April 12, 2021
Notice of Special Public Meeting of Council - April 15, 2021
For an invitation to attend/view please contact Melissa Warner at...
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April 08, 2021
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - OPERATOR
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April 08, 2021
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - LABOURER
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April 08, 2021
Notice to Residents - 2021 Spring Flushing Program
  NOTICE TO RESIDENTS 2021 SPRING HYDRANT AND MAIN FLUSHING PROGRAM The Port Hawkesbury Water Utility advises customers that flushing of water mains and fire hydrants will begin Sunday, April 25th and continue to Friday, April 30th. This work will occur in all areas of the Town of Port Hawkesbury served by the Port Hawkesbury...
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April 08, 2021
Notice of 2021/2022 Budget Planning Session of Council
Notice of Budget Planning Session of Council April 8th at 5 pm. For an invitation to view/attend virtually please contact Erin MacEachen at...
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April 08, 2021
Notice to Residents - Pothole Season
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS  POTHOLE...
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April 01, 2021
Pool remains closed until the April10th opening
In order to complete the painting at the pool we will need to remain closed until April 10. Please note that all classes will be made up. We apologize for the inconvenience this has...
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April 01, 2021
Public Meeting of Council - April 6, 2021
For an invitation to view/attend virtually please contact Melissa Warner at [email protected] AGENDA IN CAMERA...
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April 01, 2021
Budget Meeting April 7th 2021
For an invitation to attend/view virtually please contact Erin MacEachen at...
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March 29, 2021
Town of Port Hawkesbury Municipal Offices and Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Box Office
The Town of Port Hawkesbury Municipal Offices and Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Box Office will be closed Friday April 2, 2021 and Monday April 5,...
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March 26, 2021
Strait Area Pool temporarily closed for maintenance and repairs.
The Strait Area Pool is presently closed for maintenance and repairs. The anticipated reopening date is tentatively scheduled for April 3, however this will be updated as the work progresses. We apologize for any inconvenience this has...
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March 24, 2021
Strait Area Pool Closed March 25
The Strait Area Pool will be closed Thursday, March 25 for maintenance and repairs. Classes will be made up at the end of the session. We apologigize for the...
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March 22, 2021
Town of Port Hawkesbury - Budget Meeting
A 2021/2022 Budget Planning Session of Council will be held on Mon. March 22 at 4:30pm For an invitation to view/attend virtually please contact Erin MacEachen at...
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March 19, 2021
March 19th cancellations
March Break activities at SAERC are cancelled today due to school closures. Guided trail hike at 1pm is cancelled Wilderness Hike Adventure at TEC is cancelled Music Through Play at the PHCC is rescheduled until Saturday March 20th at 9am and...
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March 19, 2021
Civic Centre and Municipal Offices Closed today
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre and Muncipal offices are closed today due to weather. All events scheduled for the facility have been...
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March 19, 2021
Richmond County and the Town of Port Hawkesbury have reached a 10-year deal for Fire Protection in Point Tupper.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2021 Richmond County and the Town of Port Hawkesbury have reached a 10-year deal for Fire Protection in Point Tupper. This is an historic moment for the region that recognizes the mutually beneficial relationship between the two municipalities, and the people and industries...
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March 17, 2021
NOTICE OF EMERGENCY MEETING OF COUNCIL - MARCH 18, 2021
There will be a Emergency Meeting of Council on Thursday March 18,...
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March 16, 2021
Notice of 2021/2022 Budget Planning Session of Council
  A 2021/2022 Budget Planning Session of Council will be held on Thursday, March 18 at 4:30pm For an invitation to view/attend virtually please contact Erin MacEachen at...
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March 12, 2021
Committee of the Whole Meeting - March 16, 2021 Held Virtually
Committee of the Whole Meeting - Tuesday, March 16, 2021 Agenda In Camera Agenda For an invitaion to attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at...
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March 12, 2021
March Break Skating Schedule
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March 11, 2021
Trail Hikes planned for March Break
With March Break right around the corner, we have scheduled some trail hikes with our trail volunteers.  If you are interested in particpating, please call the Recreation Department at 902-625-2591. Guided Snowshoe Hike                Monday  March 15      ...
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March 11, 2021
March Break Activites
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March 10, 2021
NOTICE OF EMERGENCY MEETING OF COUNCIL - MARCH 10, 2021
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March 08, 2021
International Women's Day 2021
The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to recognize International Women's Day 2021. For more information about International Women's Day please click the link below. #ChoosetoChallenge...
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March 03, 2021
PARKS & RECREATION COMMITTEE REPRESENTITIVES
  The Town of Port Hawkesbury is actively seeking Parks and Recreation Committee Representitives Please see add below: Parks & Recreation...
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February 26, 2021
Public Meeting of Council - March 2 2021
For an invitation or to view/attend virtually please contact Melissa Warner at [email protected]  March 2, 2021  -...
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February 23, 2021
Notice of Special Public Meeting - Thursday February 25, 2021
  Notice to the Public that there will be a Special Public Meeting of Council on Thursday, February 25,...
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February 22, 2021
SURPLUS EQUIPMENT TENDER
The Town of Port Hawkesbury has the following equipment for sale by tender: Details pertaining to the equipment are as follows: ITEM “A”:  Truck Box Rack with Hazard Lights ITEM ”B”:  Wheel Loader Tires ITEM “C”:  Skid-steer Tires ITEM “D”:  Boss 8’2”...
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February 18, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - HOUSING SURVEY
Housing Survey Press Release February...
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February 17, 2021
Census Jobs
Come work as an enumerator or crew leader for Canada's largest survey, the #2021Census. For more info, visit...
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February 16, 2021
Kris Tynski Tails of the Light
Due to the impending weather, we will be rescheduling for Sunday, February 21 at 3:00 p.m. You are invited to attend the Kris Tynski- Tails of the Light Exhibit February 20- J. Franklin Wright Gallery at 3:00 p.m. Born and raised in Cape Breton, Kris  Tynski developed a strong admiration for the outdoors. His lens captures the...
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February 16, 2021
Arena Bookings Cancelled February 16, 2021
Due to the deteriorating weather conditions all Arena bookings are CANCELLED for February 16th,...
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February 16, 2021
Pop Up Covid Testing
A COVID-19 Pop-up Rapid testing event is happening Port Hawkesbury this week!    Where:       Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre When:        Saturday Feb 20, 2021 Time:         10:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. Volunteers – we are...
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February 12, 2021
Committee of the Whole Meeting - February 16 2021 - Held Virtually
For an invitation to attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at [email protected] Agenda  In...
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February 11, 2021
No Waste Collection Monday, Feb. 15th
NOTICE: Due to Heritage Day on Monday, February 15th the Solid Waste Collection is rescheduled for Wednesday, February...
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February 11, 2021
Newcomer Experience
      If you were born outside of Canada and now live in Cape Breton, the Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP) and Cape Breton Partnership want you to share your newcomer experience.   The CBLIP is looking for your input about gaps and opportunities related to the newcomer experience in Cape...
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February 10, 2021
Monday February 15th 2021 - Nova Scotia Hertiage Day
The Town Office & Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Box Office will be CLOSED for Heritage Day, Monday February 15th,...
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February 10, 2021
Immigration and Newcomer Settlement in Cape Breton
If you live in Cape Breton-Unama’ki, the Cape Breton Local Immigration Partnership (CBLIP) and Cape Breton Partnership want you to share your perspectives on immigration and newcomer settlement. Fill out this survey below you’ll be entered into a draw for a 12-month membership to the Cape Breton Food Hub and a $100 credit to...
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February 08, 2021
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre and Town Office Closed Feb 8th 2021
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre & Town Office will remain closed for Monday February...
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February 07, 2021
Solid Waste Collection Cancelled
Collection for Monday, February 8th has been CANCELLED due to the impending weather. Colleciton will occur on Wednesdya, February...
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February 04, 2021
Aquatics Head Guard
The Town of Port Hawkesbury is seeking applicants interested in the position of head guard at the Strait Area Pool. Reporting to and taking direction from the Aquatics Coordinator, you will assist with program delivery and operations at the Strait Area Pool. To be successful in this role you MUST: Possess and maintain a...
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February 03, 2021
Community Income Tax Program 2021
Community Income Tax Program 2021     Tax slips and related information for the filing of 2020 Individual Income Tax Returns can be dropped off at the Civic Centre in Port Hawkesbury on March 16, March 30, April 13, and April 27, 2021 from 9 AM to 12 PM in the Arts & Crafts Room, main level. No appointments...
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February 02, 2021
Volunteer of the Year Nominations
Nomination...
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January 29, 2021
Snowplow Safety Tips
Stay away from snowplows and snow blowers. Choose play areas away from roads, fences, water, and the end of driveways. Wear bright colors outdoors. Bright colors help drivers see children better. Take extra caution when crossing roads because it might be hard for drivers to see children playing if they have snowy or frosty windows....
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January 29, 2021
FEBRUARY 2, 2021 PUBLIC MEETING
To attend/view virtually please contact Melissa Warner at [email protected] AGENDA IN CAMERA...
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January 26, 2021
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - FINANCE...
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January 26, 2021
Don't get snowed in
Please ensure that green carts, clear bags, blue bags and garbage boxes are not buried or stuck in snow banks. If they are not easily accessible to the driver they may not be collected. Visit our website for more winter green cart tips ...
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January 25, 2021
Drop In Skates are Back On!
Please note all Drop In Skates will be resuming.  All users are required to sign in at the PHCC Box Office for contact tracing purposes and on Saturday (for Public Skating) at the Body N Soul Fitness Centre reception...
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January 25, 2021
WALKING TRACK HOURS
Walking Track Hours: Monday - Friday 6am - 3pm All users are asked to sign in at Body and Soul Fitness or the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Box...
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January 21, 2021
NOTICE OF SPECIAL PUBLIC MEETING - JANUARY 25, 2021
Special Public Meeting Agenda For an invitation to attend/view virtually, please contact Melissa Warner at...
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January 21, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - HOUSING SURVEY
PRESS RELEASE - Launch of Housing Survey  Housing...
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January 19, 2021
Winter Trail Hike
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January 18, 2021
SHOP LOCAL DAY
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC Press Release: Port Hawkesbury Town Council Proclaims JANUARY 19,2021 SHOP LOCAL...
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January 18, 2021
Temporary AT Trail Closure
Notice to Residents The section of Active Transportation Trail between the TD Bank building and Grant’s Pond will be closed tomorrow - Tuesday, January 19th, between 8am and 4:30pm for essential maintenance.  Barricades will be installed and residents are asked to avoid that section of trail while the work is conducted.  The...
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January 15, 2021
Agenda-Jauary 19, 2021 Virtual Committee of the Whole Meeting
For an invitation to view/attend virtually, please contact Melissa Warner at  [email protected] AGENDA - JANUARY 19, 2021 AGENDA IN CAMERA - JANUARY 19,...
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January 13, 2021
Water Break
There is a water break on MacLeod Avenue. The water has been turned off, and the estimated time  of completed repairs is 11:30...
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January 11, 2021
Employment Opportunity - Arena Operator - Casual
Employment Opportunity - Arena Operator -...
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January 08, 2021
Drop In Skate Cancellation
Due to today's extension of Public Health restrictions all Drop In Skates are now cancelled until Jan. 24, 2021.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may...
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January 07, 2021
Winter 2021 Recreation and Aquatics Flyer
Winter 2021 Recreation and Aquatics...
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January 06, 2021
Pool closed Thursday,January 7
Due to repairs carried out at the pool we will be closed on Thursday, January...
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January 05, 2021
Strait Area Pool - Jan 5th - 9th swims
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January 05, 2021
Free Online Wellness Programs for You
Free Online Wellness Programs for You   Primary Health Care, Nova Scotia Health is offering a variety of online wellness programs this winter for adults of all ages on healthy eating, physical activity, mental wellness, parenting, and reducing one’s health risks.   The wellness sessions are offered in...
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December 23, 2020
Agenda - Jan. 5th, 2021 Virtual Public Meeting
For an invitation to view/attend virtually, please contact Erin MacEachen at [email protected] Agenda - Jan. 5th, 2020 Agenda In Camera  - Jan 5th,...
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December 22, 2020
Holiday Swims
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December 21, 2020
Drop In Skate Cancellation
Due to recent Public Health restrictions all Drop In Skates are cancelled until Jan. 11, 2021.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may...
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December 18, 2020
Notice to Residents - Water Main Leak Repair, Hiram Street
Notice to Residents: Water main leak on Hiram Street between MacSween and Philpott Streets. Public Works staff are aware of a water main leak on Hiram Street and will be conducting repairs later in the morning. Residents may experience low pressure and water discoloration during this time and water service will be shut off for a period...
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December 16, 2020
It's Snow Plow Season
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December 16, 2020
Fire Hydrant Clearing
Clearing snow from around fire hydrants: Winter weather can create fire safety hazards, such as ice or heavy snowfall that can obstruct fire hydrants. You can help reduce the risk by keeping fire hydrants accessible and clear of ice and snow. If there is a fire hydrant near your home, you can help clear snow or ice at least three feet from...
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December 16, 2020
Targeted Housing Benefit
Are you a low-income homeowner? Do you spend more than 50 percent of your income to run your home? Direct support is available for eligible homeowners through the Canada-Nova Scotia Targeted Housing Benefit. Working together, we are making housing more affordable for vulnerable people.  For more information...
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December 14, 2020
Holiday Schedule
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December 14, 2020
Tennis Court Closure
Please be advised that the Port Hawkesbury Tennis Courts will be closed for the Winter months as of December 14th, 2020. The Multi Court will remain open during daylight hours until Winter weather arrives....
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December 11, 2020
December 1 Town Council Meeting Video
The December 1, Town Council meeting video can be found...
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December 11, 2020
Committee of the Whole - Virtual Meeting - Dec. 15, 2020
If you wish to attend this virtual meeting, please contact Erin MacEachen at [email protected] or 902.625.7895 Agenda In Camera Session                     Agenda - CoW...
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December 07, 2020
​New Operator for Port Hawkesbury Fitness Centre
New Operator for Port Hawkesbury Fitness Centre The Town of Port Hawkesbury is pleased to announce that a new operator has been secured for the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness facility. The new Gym, "BODY `N SOUL+" will take over in early January.  The vision is to provide a sports experience for users of all ages and...
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December 04, 2020
New Sun Shelter for the Playground
With warmer summers, and everyone spening more time outside, we are excited to see this new sun shelter installed. This has beem made possible with the partnership of the Port Hawkesbury Playground Committee and Fun Time...
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December 04, 2020
Black bag use coming to an end December 31st
As of October 19th, the Town of Port Hawkesbury has switched to clear bags for garbage collection. We would like to remind residents that the grace period to use up remaining black bags will end on December 31st. After which black bags will no longer be...
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December 02, 2020
Santa's Port Hawkesbury Tour
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November 30, 2020
Seeking Committee Representatives
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November 27, 2020
Notice to Residents - Water Main Leak Repair, Hemlock Drive
Notice to Residents: Water main leak on Hemlock Drive in the Tamarac subdivision. Public Works staff are aware of a water main leak on Hemlock Drive and will be conducting repairs later in the morning. Residents may experience low pressure and water discoloration during this time and water service will be shut off for a period while...
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November 27, 2020
Virtual Public Meeting - Dec. 1, 2020
If you wish to attend the virtual Public Meeting, please contact Erin MacEachen at: [email protected] Agenda Public Meeting Agenda In...
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November 23, 2020
Notice to Residents - Water Main Leak Repair, Rose Street
Monday, Nov 23rd, 2020   Town of Port Hawkesbury Public Works staff are responding to a water main leak on Rose Street.   Water service will be shut off on Rose Street at 1pm between the intersections of Queen Street and Bernard Street.   The expected restoration time is 6pm. The Town of Port...
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November 17, 2020
2020 Christmas Event Flyer
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November 17, 2020
2020 Christmas Event Flyer
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November 16, 2020
Notice to Residents - Water Main Leak Repair, Church Street
Town of Port Hawkesbury Public Works staff are responding to a water main leak on Church Street.   Water service will be shut off on Church Street at 9am between the intersections of Kennedy Street and Reynolds Street. The expected restoration time is 4pm. The Town of Port Hawkesbury thanks residents for their cooperation while...
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November 16, 2020
Agenda - Committee of the Whole Nov. 17, 2020
Please contact Erin MacEachen [email protected] if you would like to attend this virtual meeting. Agenda InCamera...
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November 12, 2020
Employment Opportunity - Communication and Administrative Officer
Communication and Administrative Officer Job...
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November 10, 2020
RFQ TOPH202004 One Ton Truck
Please copy and paste the following link into your browser to see RFQ posting on the Nova Scotia Procurement...
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November 10, 2020
Remembrance Day Observance
The Town office, Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre box office and the Fitness Centre will be closed November...
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November 03, 2020
Leaf and Yard Waste Closing Date
The leaf and yard waste site will be closing for the season. The last day of operation will be Saturday November 7th. We would like to remind residents that grass clippings, leaves from plants and trees and small branches and twigs (no more than 2” in diameter) may be placed in their green cart for curbside...
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November 03, 2020
Winter Parking Regulations 2020 / 2021
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November 02, 2020
Public Meeting - Swearing In Ceremony - Nov. 3, 2020
Anyone wishing to attend the Swearing In ceremony in person must register by emailing: [email protected] Agenda Swearing In...
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October 30, 2020
RFQ TOPH202003 Water Treatment Plant Tank Re-Coating
Please copy and paste the following link into your browser to see RFQ posting on the Nova Scotia Procurement...
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October 21, 2020
Halloween Public Health Guidelines
The Government of  Nova Scotia  is reminding all residents of current public health guidelines and providing specific advice around Halloween as the holiday approaches. "Halloween is a fun celebration but I am concerned about parties and behaviours that would see us letting our guard down," said Dr. Robert...
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October 18, 2020
2020 Municipal Election Results
Town of Port Hawkesbury Election Results  On behalf of the Returning Officer    Mayor Elected – Brenda Chisholm-Beaton – 1121   Not Elected  Archie MacLachlan - 769    Council Elected Deputy Mayor – Blaine MacQuarrie -1092 Jason Aucoin - 995 Hughie...
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October 16, 2020
Municipal Election Day Notice
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October 08, 2020
October Town Council Meeting
The October Town Council meeting may be viewed at the link...
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October 06, 2020
Correction - Public Meeting Invitation
The original notice for the October 6th, 2020 Public Meeting had the incorrect contact information.  For an invitation to tonight's meeting, please contact Erin MacEachen at [email protected]   Our apologies for any inconvenience this may have...
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October 06, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury Telephone /Electronic Voting ( From the Office of the Returning Officer )
Notice to all person eligible to vote in the Town of Port Hawkesbury 2020  Municipal Election Telephone and Electronic Voting is available for all eligible electors starting  October 6, 2020 at 8:00 AM and will be will open for use  24 hours a day until October 17 at 7:00 PM. You should have received your voter...
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October 05, 2020
E-Voting Instructions
Electronic voting and Telephone voting for the Town of Port Hawkesbury Municipal Election will commence on Tuesday, Oct. 6th, 2020.  A Step by Step guide can be found here:  E-voting...
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October 05, 2020
2020 Fall Flushing Program
The Port Hawkesbury Water Utility advises customers that flushing of water mains and fire hydrants will begin Sunday, October 18th and continue to Friday, October 23rd. This work will occur in all areas of the Town of Port Hawkesbury served by the Port Hawkesbury Water Utility.  Flushing will take place between 9 pm and 5 am, Sunday to...
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October 02, 2020
Council Travel Expenses - June - August 2020
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October 02, 2020
Oct. 6th, 2020 Public Meeting
The regular public meeting will take place virtually on Oct. 6th, 2020 at 7PM.  An In Camera Session will be at 6PM on Oct. 6th, 2020.  See agendas below.   For an invitation to the Public Meeting, please contact Erin MacEachen at [email protected] Public Meeting Agenda     ...
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October 01, 2020
Bicycle Nova Scotia Followup
To those of you who didn’t make it out to the meeting last night, you still have the opportunity to Shape Your Town! Bicycle Nova Scotia wants to hear your thoughts and ideas on how to make Port Hawkesbury more bicycle friendly. Simply ride over to our online survey to answer some questions that will help us get an idea of what you...
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September 30, 2020
RFP - Fitness Centre Facility Operator
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September 28, 2020
Temporary Traffic Control Notice
Residents of the Town of Port Hawkesbury are advised that traffic control measures will be in place on Tuesday, September 29th between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm. The area affected is as follows: - Granville Street, between the intersections of Philpott Street and MacSween Street. - MacSween Street, between Granville Street and...
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September 25, 2020
Election Notice
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September 24, 2020
TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - Friday, Sept 25th
Residents of the Town of Port Hawkesbury are advised that a temporary road closure will be in place on Friday, September 25th between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm. The area affected is as follows: Granville Street, between the intersections of Philpott Street and MacSween Street. The road closure is required so that Nova Scotia...
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September 23, 2020
Strait Area Pool Reopening
The Town of Port Hawkesbury is pleased to announce that the Strait Area Pool will be reopening this fall. The aquatics office and registration will open October 6, and program inquiries and sign ups can be made at that time by calling 902-625-2594. Programming and swim activities will start October 13. Due to COVID 19 we will be offering programs...
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September 23, 2020
Bicycle Nova Scotia Public Engagement rescheduled for September 30 at 6:00 p.m.
Due to the predicted impending weather the meeting has been rescheduled to Wednesday, September 30 at 6:00 p.m.   With the assistance of Bicycle Nova Scotia, the Town of Port Hawkesbury will be able to study the neighbourhood bikeways options through the lens of all ages and abilities design and make informed decisions for the future...
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September 22, 2020
Emergency Preparedness
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September 22, 2020
September Committee of the Whole Meeting
Please find below the link for the virtual Committee of the Whole Meeting for...
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September 21, 2020
Natural Resources information on dealing with wildlife.
There have been sightings of bears and coyotes this year, and Natural Resources have been contacted. They have developed informative material on their website which is listed below (Living With Wildlife) on best ways to prevent attracting animals to our area....
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September 21, 2020
Notice of Poll - Changed Location
    Polling Stations - Municipal Election...
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September 18, 2020
Notice of Emergency Public Meeting
Emergency Public Meeting...
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September 15, 2020
Municipal Election October 17, 2020
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September 11, 2020
Public session on Bicycle Network Development Rescheduled to September 30
With the assistance of Bicycle Nova Scotia, we will be able to study the neighbourhood bikeways options through the lens of all ages and abilities design and make informed decisions for the future planning of these connectors. This informed planning will help to guide the Town of Port Hawkesbury with the creation of a bicycle network that will...
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September 11, 2020
Pool Operations
Due to Covid the pool is presently closed. We are working on the possibility of reopening dates at this time.  Further updates will be provided next...
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September 11, 2020
Committee of the Whole - Sept. 15, 2020 - Held Virtually
Agenda Agenda - In Camera Session For an invitation to this virtual session, please contact Erin MacEachen @ [email protected] or...
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September 10, 2020
2020 Municipal Election Candidates
2020 Mayoral and Councillor...
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September 10, 2020
Employment Opportunity - Municipal Election
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September 04, 2020
Gym/Walking Track hours of operation beginning Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
Please be advised that effective immediately all walking track users are required to sign in at the Fitness Centre Front Desk and provide their name, contact number and email. Gym/Walking Track hours of operation beginning Tuesday, September 8th, 2020 are:   Monday-Friday 6:00 am – 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm –...
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September 04, 2020
Recorded Town Council Meeting, Tuesday, September 1
To view the recorded Town Council Meeting from Tuesday, September 1, please use the following...
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September 01, 2020
New Gym Schedule Commencing September 8
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August 28, 2020
Agenda Public Meeting - Sept. 1st, 2020 - Held Virtually
Agenda InCamera Agenda Please email Erin MacEachen at [email protected] for an invitation to Virtual Public...
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August 27, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Hours Extended
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Hours Extended The Port Hawkesbury Fitness Centre has now been open for a month after being closed due to COVID. We have seen an increase in new memberships, and are now able to make some changes to the hours of operation. Starting September 8, we will be extending the hours to 6:00am to 1:00 p.m. and 4:00...
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August 26, 2020
Pitt Street & Napean Street Repair
http://townofporthawkesbury.ca/upload/1598464263Pitt Napean Street Repair Briefing Aug...
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August 25, 2020
Bluenose II
Goodwill Ambassador   The Bluenose II which sails out of Lunenburg and visits ports throughout Nova Scotia and North America will be dropping anchor September 5 in Port Hawkesbury. The historic vessel, with its unrivalled legacy, is a living reminder of the glorious sailing era. For an entirely new generation, it serves as a...
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August 20, 2020
Terry Fox Virtual Run 2020
Terry Fox Run 2020 Date: Sunday, Sept. 20th Location: Virtually!!! This year celebrates the 40TH Anniversary of the Terry Fox Run! This year looks very different for all of us, and our Terry Fox Run is no exception. Because of COVID-19, the Terry Fox Run will be going virtual this year. Canadians across the country will unite in spirit, not...
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August 10, 2020
Special Public Meeting- Port Hawkesbury Town Council
There will be a Special Public Meeting  of Town Council Friday, August 14 at 3:00 p.m.. This meeting will be held virtually and for those wishing to attend the meeting are asked to contact [email protected]  Agenda below. AGENDA 1.    Meeting Call to Order 2.    Additions to the...
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August 08, 2020
Waterfront Photo Contest
Waterfront Photo Contest   1. CONTEST DESCRIPTION The intention of the Port Hawkesbury Waterfront Advisory Committee Photo Contest is to showcase the unique aspects of our waterfront and expand on the current library of photographs that the waterfront will use for promotion. The waterfront area is the area of Granville...
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August 04, 2020
Waterfront Planning Session
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July 31, 2020
Gym to open August 4
We are ready to open the doors of the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre August 4. Check out our new...
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July 31, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre to Open August 4
We are ready for you to come and enjoy the gym once again. See what we have in place for...
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July 30, 2020
Municipal Election 2020
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July 30, 2020
PHCC Fitness Centre Schedule
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July 28, 2020
Strait Area Transit Resuming Service
  Strait Area Transit is gearing up to resume service in a limited capacity, tentatively starting August 4th, 2020. Initially our service will be limited to (but not exclusively) medical runs and smaller charters as per the guidelines from the Province’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Robert Strang. COVID-19 has brought many...
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July 28, 2020
Special Public Meeting Link
Monday, July 27, Special Pubic Meeting...
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July 23, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre Re-opening
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre  As we work to reopen the Fitness Centre we have compiled answers to some of the questions you may have.  We appreciate your patience as we put new protocol in place to keep everyone safe. FAQ Q: When is the facility opening? A: We will reopen our facility as part of a...
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July 22, 2020
Notice of Public Meeting
A special public meeting of council will be held on July 27th, 2020 at 6:00PM.  An In Camera Session will be held prior to that at 5:00PM.  Agenda Special Public Meeting   Agenda In-Camera Session. To view this meeting, please contact Erin MacEachen at [email protected] for login...
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July 21, 2020
Green Cart Program Coordinator Position
Job Description- 2020/2021 Clean Leadership Professional Internship Employer: Town of Port Hawkesbury Position Title: Green Cart Program Coordinator Location: Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia Anticipated Duration: October 2020- March 31, 2021 Port Hawkesbury is a town located on the southwestern end of Cape Breton...
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July 20, 2020
SURPLUS EQUIPMENT TENDER
http://townofporthawkesbury.ca/upload/Surplus Equipment Tender July 20201595249443.pdf The Town of Port Hawkesbury has the following equipment for sale by tender: Details pertaining to the equipment are as follows: ITEM “A”:  2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4x2 ITEM ”B”:  2008 Ford Ranger...
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July 20, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre Reopening
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre will be reopening August 4, 2020. The schedule will be released July 23,...
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July 08, 2020
Corrected Committee of the Whole and Town Council meetings
​The following represents the corrected links for Town of Port Hawkesbury Public meetings that have been recorded for your information. Please contact 625-7891 if you encounter any diffiulties viewing. https://youtu.be/TT7VItFrG4Y - May 2020 Committee of the Whole https://youtu.be/eppx2B1QxbE - Committee of the...
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July 08, 2020
Nova Scotia Power upgrades residential and business customers to smart meters commencing July 27.
Starting July 27, Nova Scotia Power’s authorized contractor, Tribus Services, will be in your community upgrading residential and business customers to smart meters. The information below explains the upgrading process; please feel free to share the information with your constituents. To further assist, we’ve attached a high level...
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July 01, 2020
Notice of Passing
The Town of Port Hawkesbury mourns the passing of our colleague, valued employee Dawna MacDonald.  We offer our sincerest condolences to her family and many...
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June 29, 2020
Pride Parade
The parade is scheduled for June 29 at 7 p.m., and will start at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. All are welcome to...
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June 25, 2020
PHCC Fitness Centre Re-Opening
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre and walking track will re-open Tuesday, August 4th. Information on hours of operation and new Fitness Centre Covid-19 protocol will follow.   Thank you so much for your patience and we look forward to seeing everyone soon!...
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June 24, 2020
Landrie Lake Water Rate Study
Water Rate Study Available...
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June 23, 2020
Paperless Notification Contest Extended!
Click here for your Paperless Notification...
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June 23, 2020
Trails Tuesday is Back!
Tonight at 6:00 pm. we will be gathering at the Oakley field (Field 5) to carry out some trail maintenance.  If you have an hour or so to give, your help would be greatly appreciated. Please bring work gloves, eye and ear wear, and suitable footwear. All Covid protocol will be in...
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June 22, 2020
PUBLIC NOTICE - ALL WAY STOP SIGNS WILL BE INSTALLED AT GRANVILLE STREET & PITT STREET INTERSECTION
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June 19, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - Wednesday, June 24 - 7:00 p.m. - Held Virtually
Agenda Please contact Dawna MacDonald at [email protected]  for a link to the Committee of the Whole...
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June 19, 2020
Public Hearing - Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - Following CoW Meeting - Held Virtually
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June 19, 2020
Special Public Meeting - Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - Following Public Hearing - Held Virtually
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June 18, 2020
Outdoor Spaces Re-opening
Following the provincial announcement today, the playground is open.  This includes the tennis courts, basketball courts, the play structures, the recreation fields, and the pump track.  We are awaiting the province’s decision on the reopening of splashpads. Please adhere to the Covid-19 regulations, as outlined today by the...
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June 16, 2020
Canada Day 2020
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June 16, 2020
Summer Events 2020
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June 15, 2020
Graduating Class of 2020
Do you have someone graduating this year and you would like to have their name posted on the Civic Centre external sign? If so please call us at 625-2591 with their name....
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June 11, 2020
NOTICE OF AT TRAIL CONSTRUCTION
Residents are advised the Active Transportation Trail between the NSCC campus and the TD Bank building will be under construction for the next two weeks weather dependent. The trail will be closed temporarily to allow construction crews to complete the installation of asphalt. Residents are asked to respect the closure during...
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June 10, 2020
2020 Municipal Election - A Bylaw to Authorize the Voting By Telephone/Internet for the 2020 Municipal Election
Bylaw to Authorize Voting By Telephone/Internet for 2020 Municipal...
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June 05, 2020
Town Council Recorded June 2 Meeting
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June 05, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury Offices Update
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June 04, 2020
Leaf and Yard Wast Site
The schedule for the Leaf and Yard waste site will now be only on Saturdays from 8:00 to 12...
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June 03, 2020
Update: Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre will not be opening on June 5. We will be announcing our opening date once a Covid 19 reopening plan has been approved by the...
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May 29, 2020
Agenda- Public Meeting - June 2, 2020 - 7pm - Held Virtually
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May 27, 2020
Parks Canada Update
Parks Canada Update As of June 1, visitors will be able to access the following services and facilities at Parks Canada sites on Cape Breton Island: Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site Green spaces including Lighthouse trail, Old Town Trail, Royal Battery Trail and Kennelly’s day use area. (Kennington Cove beach...
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May 25, 2020
Budget Meeting (Held Virtually) - Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.
Gallery members wanting to attend can contact Dawna MacDonald at: [email protected] for the link to the Budget...
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May 15, 2020
Free Equipment Loan Program
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May 15, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - May 19, 2020 - Held Virtually
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May 08, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury - Bill Payment Options
With restrictions in place due to COVID-19 requiring the closure of the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, the Town of Port Hawkesbury has deferred the application of interest on water and tax balances for the months of March, April, May and June until June 30th, 2020.  Town Council will continue to monitor this situation, and make...
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May 05, 2020
A Friendly Reminder
Now that the snow has left and we are seeing the ground, just a friendly...
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May 05, 2020
Outdoor Facilities
With the Provincial announcement on Friday, that has lifted some restrictions on the use of outdoor facilities in Port Hawkesbury, here is what is new.   The playground remains closed. The play fields will remain closed for now for maintenance work and due to the wet weather. The trails remain open, but please do...
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May 05, 2020
Career Opportunity - Strait Area Transit - Full Time Manager
SAT Job...
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May 05, 2020
Budget Meeting - RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 6:00 p.m.
Members of the public wishing to attend the Budget Meeting, Tuesday, May 12th at 6:00 p.m. are asked to contact Dawna MacDonald at...
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May 04, 2020
Public Meeting - Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 7:00 p.m.
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May 01, 2020
Paperless Billing Applicaton
Application...
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May 01, 2020
Leaf & Yard Waste Site - Opening Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 8:00am-12:00pm
More Information - Leaf & Yard Waste...
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April 28, 2020
Seasonal Employment Opportunity - Public Works Department
Employment Opportunity - Public Works...
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April 27, 2020
Residential Curbside Spring Cleanup - Monday May 11 to Friday, May 15, 2020
Residential Curbside Spring Cleanup -May 11 to  May 15,...
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April 24, 2020
NEWS RELEASE - Town of Port Hawkesbury - COVID-19 Impact
NEWS RELEASE - TOPH - COVID-19...
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April 24, 2020
Spring Fire Hydrant Flushing Program 2020
NOTICE - 2020 SPRING FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING PROGRAM The Port Hawkesbury Water Utility advises customers that flushing of water mains and fire hydrants will begin April 26th and continue to May 8th. This work will occur in all areas of the Town of Port Hawkesbury served by the Port Hawkesbury Water Utility.  Flushing will take place between...
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April 24, 2020
Committee of the Whole
Please click on the link below to view our latest Council meeting. Committee of the...
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April 23, 2020
Summer Student Employment
Student Summer...
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April 17, 2020
April 14, 2020 - Public Meeting of Council
Town of Port Hawkesbury - April 14 Public Meeting...
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April 17, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - April 21, 2020 - 7pm (Held Virtually)
Agenda GoToMeeting Invitation - Committee of the Whole Please contact Dawna MacDonald at...
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April 08, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury - April 7 Council
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April 08, 2020
Special Public Meeting - Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 6:00pm (HELD VIRTUALLY)
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April 07, 2020
Let's Limit the Spread of COVID-19
To help limit the spread of COVID-19, all playgrounds, ball fields, soccer fields, pump track, tennis courts and basketball courts are temporarily closed. For more information please visit...
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April 07, 2020
Essential Service Providers - Changes due to Covid-19
Essential Service Providers - Changes due to...
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April 03, 2020
Public Meeting - Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7pm - HELD VIRTUALLY
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March 27, 2020
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Volunteers Needed to Help Vulnerable Residents COVID-19 Pandemic Responses There are many people in the Town of Port Hawkesbury that are particularly vulnerable to the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Town would like to form a group of volunteers who may be able to help those most in need while still abiding by the rules of social...
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March 26, 2020
Open Fire Ban in Effect
March 25, 2020 OPEN FIRE BAN IN EFFECT A ban on open fires is in effect to protect Nova Scotia’s forests during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ban prohibits open fires for any purpose in woods or within 305 metres (1,000 feet) of woods in any part of the province. The ban does not apply to private...
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March 25, 2020
Trails Open-“Walk to Exercise, not to socialize”
Port Hawkesbury Trails Open   “Walk to Exercise, not to socialize”   The Port Hawkesbury Trails will remain open for exercise. For those who choose to use the trails you must comply with the following Provincial restrictions: Practice social/physical distancing by limiting contact with other people and stay...
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March 22, 2020
Direction of the Minister under a Declared State of Emergency (Section 14 of the Emergency Management Act)
Province of Nova Scotia Direction of the Minister under a Declared State of Emergency (Section 14 of the Emergency Management Act)   During the Provincial State of Emergency declared on March 22, 2020, and under the authority provided to me in Section 14 of the Emergency Management Act, I direct the following Province-wide closures...
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March 17, 2020
ToPH Pandemic Preparedness Plan
ToPH Pandemic Preparedness...
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March 17, 2020
Green Cart Program
The roll out of the Green Cart program has been postponed. We appreciate your...
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March 15, 2020
Emergency Meeting - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Plan - 2pm Shannon Studio
  Town of Port Hawkesbury Coronavirus (Covid 19) Preparedness and Intervention Measures March 16, 2020  Port Hawkesbury – Town of Port Hawkesbury Coronavirus (Covid 19) Preparedness and  Intervention Measures   At a special emergency meeting of Council, Sunday, March 15, it was decided that the...
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March 14, 2020
Pool and Dryland Programs Cancelled at SAERC
The Strait Regional Centre for Education has suspended all community use of schools until further notice. Therefore all aquatics and dryland activities at SAERC have been cancelled. Programs will resume once this closure is...
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March 14, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - March 17, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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March 13, 2020
Arena Operations Suspended
All ice activities scheduled up to and including Monday, March 16th, 2020 have been...
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March 11, 2020
Supporting Efforts to Recruit and Retain Doctors
COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE--Supporting Community Efforts to Recruit and Retain Doctors in Guysborough, Canso and Port Hawkesbury --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- No one knows communities better than the people who live and work in them. That is why...
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March 11, 2020
TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE
Residents of the Town of Port Hawkesbury are advised that a temporary road closure will be in place on Thursday, March 12, 2020 between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm. The area affected is as follows:   Granville Street, between the intersections of Philpott Street and MacSween Street.   The road closure is...
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March 06, 2020
Municipal Returning Officer - Proposals - Deadline - 2pm - March 13, 2020
Municipal Returning Officer...
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March 06, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CHANGES
  The Town of Port Hawkesbury has recently amended the Solid Waste Management By-Law and we are happy to introduce Green Cart Collection for the separation of organics as a service to residents.  Residential curbside green cart collection will begin on April 20th. In addition to providing green carts, we will be making some additional...
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March 04, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury March Break 2020
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February 28, 2020
Public Meeting - Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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February 27, 2020
PRE-TOURNAMENT CAMP SCHEDULE TO INCLUDE THE PORT HAWKESBURY CIVIC CENTRE AS PART OF THE 2020 IIHF WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
  PRE-TOURNAMENT CAMP SCHEDULE TO INCLUDE THE PORT HAWKESBURY CIVIC CENTRE AS PART OF THE 2020 IIHF WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS  As excitement continues to build in Nova Scotia with the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship being hosted in Halifax and Truro in just over one month, the Town of Port Hawkesbury is...
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February 27, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Fitness Centre Open House
We will be hosting an Open House at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre on Sunday, March 1 from 10:00-2:00 p.m. The community is invited to drop by and check out the Fit Pass offerings and chat with instructors and fitness providers. See you there. Doors open at 6:00 a.m. Monday, March 2 for gym...
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February 26, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre Membership Forms
Individual Membership Family Membership Registration can be completed at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre front counter beginning Wednesday, February 26th, 2020.  Beginning Monday, March 2nd, completed application forms will be accepted at the Fitness Centre reception...
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February 24, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre Fit Pass Information
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February 21, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - Wednesday, Feb 26 - 7pm - Bear Head Room
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February 20, 2020
Fitness Centre Open House
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC                                                                                             ...
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February 19, 2020
Employment Opportunity - Fitness Centre
The Town of Port Hawkesbury is seeking applicants interested in 3 month term part-time and casual positions as customer service representatives at the fitness facility within the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.  Working with the recreation department, you will be an integral addition to the department promoting wellness and fitness...
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February 14, 2020
Heritage Day Holiday - Monday, February 17 - CLOSED Administration Offices, Front Counter, YMCA
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February 13, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury Video
A new video has been developed for the Town of Port Hawkesbury....
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February 12, 2020
Participate in the Gym Survey
The Town of Port Hawkesbury is gathering information to better understand your fitness needs. In order to do so we are asking that you complete the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PortHawkesburyCivicCentreGym We also have hard copies of the survey at the Civic Centre and we would be happy to mail one to you if you prefer. For further...
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February 11, 2020
2020 Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer Recognition
Nomination...
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January 31, 2020
YMCA Port Hawkesbury Branch - Ending Operations Feb 22, 2020
Press...
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January 31, 2020
Public Hearing - Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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January 31, 2020
Public Meeting - Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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January 29, 2020
Volunteer Income Tax Program - Revised Income Levels For Eligibility
Schedule and...
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January 29, 2020
Water Break
Please note - there is a water break in Port Hawkesbury affecting residents of Bernard St., from Reynolds to Kennedy streets. Estimated restoration time is 4:00 PM.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience while Public Works carries out the...
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January 24, 2020
Special Public Meeting - Monday, January 27, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. - Boardroom
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January 24, 2020
Water Break - Summit Park
Please note:  There is currently a water break in Summit Park.  Estimated restoration time is...
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January 21, 2020
Volunteer Income Tax Program - Arts Room (Level 1)
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January 17, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - January 21, 2020 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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January 17, 2020
NOW CLOSED - PHCC, ARENA, YMCA - Friday, January 16 (Due to weather)
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January 16, 2020
Public Hearing - February 4, 2020 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio - Re Solid Waste Management Bylaw
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January 14, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council TERM INSTRUCTOR POSITION
Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council INSTRUCTOR POSITION  (8 Week Term) The Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council is actively seeking an Instructor for a term of 8-weeks.  Under the direction of the organization, working closely with community partners, and applying good practice principles, the instructor is responsible for the...
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January 10, 2020
Christmas Tree Collection and Tree Chipping Dates
Tree Collection - January 10 and Wednesday, January 15 Tree Chipping - Saturday, January 18 -...
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January 10, 2020
Strait Area Pool Registration Winter 2020
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January 09, 2020
PHCC Closure
Due to inclement weather the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be shutting down today (Jan. 8th, 2019) at...
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January 08, 2020
Winter Parking Ban
  The Town's overnight Winter Parking Restrictions are in effect from November 15th, 2019 to April 15th, 2020 from 1 am to 7 am on all Town-owned streets and parking lots.  The restrictions allow the Town's Public Works crews to operate safely and efficiently when plowing and salting our streets when there is a...
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January 03, 2020
Public Meeting - January 7, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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December 19, 2019
ToPH Garbage Collection Services - Holidays - No Interruption to Services
Tuesday, December 24 and Tuesday, December...
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December 17, 2019
Strait Area Pool Closed
The Strait Area Pool will be closed today as the mechanical issues are still being fixed. We will update on reopening as soon as we can. Sorry for the...
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December 13, 2019
Committee of the Whole Meeting - December 18, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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December 13, 2019
Strait Area Pool Closure
The Strait Area Pool will be closed for the remainder of the week / weekend due to mechanical issues. Lessons for 13 December, 2019 are cancelled... Lessons for 14 December, 2019 are cancelled. We will have make up dates in place shortly for these lessons. All Public Swims this weekend are cancelled. We are closed until Monday 16...
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December 11, 2019
Holiday Schedule - Town Administration Offices & Front Counter
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December 10, 2019
Sponsorship Opportunities
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December 09, 2019
Water Break - Town of Port Hawkesbury
Notice to Residents:  A water break in the area is currently affecting residents in the Cardeil Mobile Home Park, as well as some residents on Queen St., MacDonald St., and MacLeod Ave.  Public Works staff are working diligently to get it repaired and they are hoping to have water services restored by...
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December 06, 2019
Trails Maintenance
A bit of work will be done Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m., meet at the Crandall Road Trail next to the leaf and yard waste site if you have a bit of time to...
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December 04, 2019
Water Break - Pitt St., Embree St. & Prince St.
Notice to Residents:  A water break in the area is currently affecting residents on Pitt St. Embree St., and Prince St.  Public Works staff are digently working on getting it repaired.  We apologize for any incovenience this may...
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December 01, 2019
Parade Rescheduled to Sunday,December [email protected] 6:00 p.m.
  Due to road and sidewalk conditions, the Port Hawkesbury Christmas has been rescheduled for  Sunday, December 8th at 6:00 p.m.. All other  events at the Pool and Civic Centre for today are still...
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November 29, 2019
Public Hearing - Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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November 29, 2019
Public Meeting - Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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November 19, 2019
Notice of Street Closure - Reynolds Street
***Updated Nov 20, 2019 at 4:00pm*** A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury. Please be advised that a section of Reynolds Street will be closed for vehicle and pedestrian traffic from Wednesday Nov 20th to end of day Friday Nov 22nd . Work will begin at 7am and continue until dusk daily. The area of closure is from the Reynolds...
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November 15, 2019
CANCELLED - Committee of the Whole Meeting - November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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November 15, 2019
CLOSURE DATE - November 30 - Leaf & Yard Waste Site
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November 13, 2019
2019-2020 Winter Parking Regulations
ToPH - 2019-2020 Winter Parking...
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November 12, 2019
Public Hearing_December 3rd - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
Repeal of Destruction of Documents Bylaw and Garbage Collection...
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November 01, 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Christmas Parade
           Registration...
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October 31, 2019
Water Breaks - Prince St. & Philpott St. - Repairs Approximately 6 Hrs
Water breaks today affecting Embree Street to Philpott Street and Prince Street to Napean Street. The Town of Port Hawkesbury regrets the inconvenience caused to residents affected by these water...
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October 31, 2019
Public Meeting - Monday, November 4 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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October 25, 2019
Emergency Meeting of Council - Oct 28 - 7:00pm - Boardroom
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October 24, 2019
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS - Fall Hydrant Flushing & Main Program - Oct 27-Nov 8
Fall Hydrant Flushing & Main Program - Oct 27-Nov 8 -...
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October 24, 2019
NOTICE - Halloween - 10pm Curfew - No Masks after 8pm
Trick or Treating - 5pm-8pm -No Masks after 8pm - 10pm...
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October 23, 2019
Public Hearing - October 24 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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October 21, 2019
Notice to Public - Asphalt Paving - Tamarac Drive - Tuesday, October 22
Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Tamarac Drive on Tuesday, October 22nd.  Work will begin at sunrise and continue until dusk.  Driveway access may be limited and drivers are urged to use extra caution when driving through construction zones and to be aware of increased truck traffic and...
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October 18, 2019
Clean Nova Scotia Information
  Clean Nova Scotia Information HomeWarming offers no-charge energy assessments and free home upgrades to eligible Nova Scotians. It’s important to us that people living on lower incomes benefit from energy efficiency and feel comfortable at home. That’s why we offer a no-charge energy assessment and potential...
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October 18, 2019
Committee of the Whole Meeting - October 22, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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October 16, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 - Following CoW Mtg. - Shannon Studio
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October 09, 2019
Employment Opportunity
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October 08, 2019
Blood Donor Clinic - October 9th and 10th
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October 07, 2019
Tamarac Drive Upgrades Project
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury. Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Tamarac Drive this afternoon and evening.  Driveway access may be limited and drivers are urged to use extra caution when driving through construction zones and to be aware of increased truck traffic and on-site...
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October 06, 2019
Water Break
There is a water break on Oak Crescent and the water will be off until the repairs are completed....
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October 03, 2019
Splash Pad
The splash pad at the community park will close for the season on Friday, October 4th,...
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September 30, 2019
Public Skate Schedule
Public Skate Schedule   Parent and Tot Skate Monday to Friday 10:00-11:00 Drop in fee: $2.00   Senior/Adult Skate Monday to Friday 12:00-2:00 Drop in fee: $3.00 Half year pass: $50.00 Full year pass: $100.00   After School Skate Monday, Wednesday & Friday...
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September 30, 2019
Pubic Swim Schedule
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September 27, 2019
NOTICE from NSTIR - Reeves Street Line Painting
A message from the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal   Line Painting on Reeves St will begin on Monday, September 30th and is scheduled to be completed Wednesday, October 2nd as part of the Destination Reeves St Project. As the line painting progresses, the lines on Reeves St will change to...
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September 27, 2019
Public Meeting - Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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September 26, 2019
Waste Management Outreach Coordinator - Term
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September 25, 2019
Tamarac Drive Upgrades Project
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury Please be advised that asphalt milling work will be taking place on sections of Tamarac Drive on Friday, September 27th.  The work will occur from approximately 7:00am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access may be limited.  Residents are asked to not park vehicles curb side Thursday...
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September 23, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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September 17, 2019
NOTICE from NSTIR - Micro-surfacing Work on Reeves Street
NOTICE from the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Micro-surfacing work on Reeves St will begin on Thursday, September 19th and continue through this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, September 21st and 22nd as part of the Destination Reeves Street Project. Work will begin at 6am and end at...
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September 13, 2019
Fall 2019 Recreation & Aquatics
Fall Flyer...
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September 13, 2019
Committee of the Whole Meeting - September 17, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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September 13, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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September 09, 2019
Nova Scotia Power Updates
  Nova Scotia Power  Phases of Power Restoration •                     Phase 1 - Restoration of public safety issues and emergency situations...
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September 06, 2019
Strait Area Pool Public Swim Schedule - opening September 16, 2019
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September 06, 2019
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Closure
Due to the severe weather forecasted, the Civic Centre will close Saturday (September 7) at 4:00 p.m. with reassessment on Sunday (September 8) at 7:00...
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September 06, 2019
Public Meeting Agenda - Sept. 10, 2019
Tuesday, Sept. 10th, 2019 - Shannon Studio 7:00pm -...
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September 03, 2019
Tamarac Drive Upgrades Project
Notice to Residents of Tamarac Drive New concrete curb and gutter will be installed on Tamarac Drive from today through Friday.  Work will be carried out between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm,  and driveway access may be prohibited for a number of days as concrete needs a period to harden.  Residents are asked to please park...
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August 27, 2019
Aquatics Coordinator Term Position
TOWN OF PORT HAWKESBURY AQUATICS COORDINATOR TERM POSITION The Strait Area Pool has a strong legacy of providing high-quality aquatic instruction to residents of the Strait Area for more than 30 years. The Town of Port Hawkesbury is accepting applications for an Aquatics Coordinator who is a leader and has a knowledge and passion for...
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August 20, 2019
Terry Fox Run September 15
Terry Fox Run 2019 Date: Sunday, Sept. 15th Time:  1:00 pm Location: Port Hawkesbury Community Park This year celebrates the 39TH Anniversary of the Terry Fox Run! Come join us Sunday, Sept. 15th to walk, run or bike 1 km, 5 km or 10 km Road Route OR  walk the Port Hawkesbury Community Trail from the Playground to TEC and back. A...
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August 20, 2019
Employment Opportunity
Permanent Employment Opportunity Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Arena and Facilities Operator   The Town of Port Hawkesbury and the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre are accepting applications for an Arena and Facility Operator As a member of our Team, the successful candidate will deliver exceptional customer service, enthusiasm, and...
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August 20, 2019
Tamarac Drive Upgrades Project
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury. Please be advised that curb replacement and asphalt milling and paving work will be taking place on sections of Tamarac Drive entrance and exit lanes and adjacent streets starting Wednesday, August 21st.  The work will occur from approximately 7:00am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access...
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August 08, 2019
Speed Bumps Installed
  In order to slow the speed of vehicles driving by the Community Park, the Town has installed speed bumps. Please keep a watch out for children and those using the...
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July 30, 2019
Expressions of Interest - Canteen & Food Services
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July 26, 2019
Foxes
There have been a couple of foxes reported visiting town. The Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry encourages the residents not to feed them, or leave food waste around your property and they will hopefully find their way back to their natural...
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July 26, 2019
Napean Street Repairs
Please be advised that work will be taking place on sections of Napean Street starting Monday, July 29th.  The work will occur from approximately 7am to 6pm and local traffic and driveway access will be limited. Drivers are urged to use extra caution when driving through construction zones and to be aware of increased truck traffic and...
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July 16, 2019
Special Public Meeting - July 18, 2019 - 6:00pm - Shannon Studio
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July 10, 2019
Strait Area Pool - Closed for the Summer
Please note the Strait Area Pool is closed for the months of July and August, tentatively reopening the first week of...
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July 09, 2019
Reeves Street Upgrades Project - Notice of Construction / Traffic Control
Starting on July 10th, there will be single lane closures on Reeves St to allow for the construction as part of the Destination Reeves Street project. Work will take place from sunrise to sunset and is expected to be complete by the end of September. Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce speeds when driving through construction zones and to...
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July 08, 2019
Airport Management Committee Meeting - July 9 - 1:00pm - Shannon Studio
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July 03, 2019
Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame
Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame Nominating Committee The nominating committee of the Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame is calling for nominations for its sixth induction of members in November 2019. The committee will accept nominations to September 20, 2019 in the following categories: a.) Builder/Sponsor, b.) Individual Athlete, c.)...
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July 03, 2019
Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame Nomination Guidelines
Wall of Fame Nomination Guidelines and...
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June 28, 2019
Canada Day Celebrations!
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June 26, 2019
Expressions of Interest - Canteen Operation - Community Playground and Splashpad
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June 26, 2019
Term Employment Opportunity - Finance Clerk (Maternity Leave)
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June 26, 2019
Employment Opportunity (Full Time) - Back-up Heavy Equipment Operator
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June 24, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 4:00pm - Shannon Studio
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June 21, 2019
Committee of the Whole Meeting - June 25 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studion
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June 21, 2019
Special Public Meeting - June 25, 2019 - Following Committee of the Whole Meeting
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June 19, 2019
Expressions of Interest - Ice Cream Operation - Port Hawkesbury Waterfront
Deadline - Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00...
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June 18, 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Summer Events Flyer 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Summer Events Flyer...
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June 13, 2019
Pool Schedule for June 16-22
​We have a temporary shortage of pool staff for the week of June 16 -22, and as a result we have had to reduce our usual pool schedule. We apologize for the inconvenience, and appreciate your...
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June 13, 2019
Rainbow Crosswalk
Two rainbow crosswalks were installed today with the help of students from SAERC and the Town of Port Hawkesbury Public Works...
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June 11, 2019
Sewer Service Charge By_Law - 2nd Reading - June 25th - Shannon Studio
Sewer Service Charge By-Law - 2nd Reading - June 25 - Special Public Meeting...
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June 10, 2019
Public Meeting - Tuesday, June 11 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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May 28, 2019
Spring Hydrant Flushing & Main Program - June 2 - 14, 2019
Information - Hydrant Flushing & Main Program...
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May 28, 2019
Reeves Street Improvements Public Information Session
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May 21, 2019
Charging Stations
For anyone looking for a charging station in Port Hawkesbury, there is a level 2 charging station at the Gateway Hyundai in town. For anyone out of town inquiring, the Gateway Hyundai is located between Walmart and Superstore. Safe...
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May 17, 2019
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studio
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May 15, 2019
55 and Over Games
The 55 and over Games are being held in Antigonish this year.  For those interested in participating, please see flyer below for registration...
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May 07, 2019
Leaf and Yard Wast Site Open for Season
    2019 LEAF AND YARD WASTE SITE OPENING   Please be advised that the Leaf and Yard Waste Site on Crandall Road is now open for the season.   Hours for drop off are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon continuing every Saturday thereafter until Saturday, November 16, 2019.   Leaf and...
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May 06, 2019
Student Summer Jobs
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May 03, 2019
Agenda Public Meeting May 7, 2019
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May 01, 2019
Residential Curb Side Spring Clean-up - Monday,May 13, 2019
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April 19, 2019
Easter Weekend
Please be advised that in observance of Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday the Town offices, Strait Area Pool, and the Civic Centre box office will be closed. The Civic Centre itself is open on Easter...
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April 18, 2019
Easter Holiday - Administation Offices Closed - Good Friday and Easter Monday
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April 15, 2019
Strait Area Pool
Strait Area Pool There is still time to register for the Spring session of swimming lessons. For information on opening please call the pool at 902-625-2594. The schedule of lessons starting dates are: Tuesday classes - April 16 Wednesday classes - April 24 Friday classes - April 26 Saturday classes - April 20 Please note the pool...
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April 12, 2019
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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April 08, 2019
Residential Curbside Spring Clean-up - Monday, May 13, 2019
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April 04, 2019
2019 Leaf & Yard Waste Site Opening - Saturday, May 4 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
More...
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April 04, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Monday, April 8 - 6:30pm - Boardroom, PHCC
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April 02, 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Spring Recreation and Aquatics Flyer
Town of Port Hawkesbury Spring Recreation and Aquatics...
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March 29, 2019
Public Meeting - Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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March 28, 2019
The pool will be closed on Friday March 29th for maintenance and will re-open on Saturday March 30th
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March 27, 2019
Strait Area Pool - Closure
The Strait Area Pool will be closed on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm due to mainentance and plan on re-opening  Friday morning March 29, 2019 at the regular...
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March 18, 2019
2019 COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM
Schedule and...
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March 18, 2019
2019 Port Hawkesbury Paper Hockey Tournament Schedule
PHP Tournament...
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March 15, 2019
Committee of the Whole - March 19, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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March 11, 2019
March Break 2019
March Break...
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March 08, 2019
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice to Residents: There is a water main break on Tamarac Drive, water will be shut off at 8am for Public Works staff to complete repairs. Water service interruption will impact the following streets: - Tamarac Drive from Oak Crescent to Pine Ridge Drive - Chiavari Close - Spruce Street Water service to these areas is expected...
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March 08, 2019
Job Posting: Water / Wastewater Facility Operator
The Town of Port Hawkesbury invites applications from suitable candidates for the permanent position of Water / Wastewater Facility Operator in the Engineering and Public Works Department.  The Landrie Lake Water Utility and the Town of Port Hawkesbury Water Utility supply raw and treated water to industrial and residential customers in the...
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March 05, 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer of the Year Nomination Form
Nomination...
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March 01, 2019
Public Meeting - March 5, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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February 17, 2019
Heritage Day - Feb. 18, 2019
The Town of Port Hawkesbury Municipal Offices and the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 in observation of the Heritage Day...
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February 16, 2019
Water Break
There is a water break on Oak Crescent. Repair are being carried out, however, homes in the area may experience low pressure or water...
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February 15, 2019
Committee of the Whole - February 19, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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February 13, 2019
Strait Area Pool
The Strait Area Pool is closed today due to the impending...
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February 13, 2019
Town Offices
The Town Offices and the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be closing at noon today due to impending...
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February 01, 2019
Public Meeting - February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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January 29, 2019
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM SCHEDULE
By Appointment Only - Call Dee Melong -...
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January 23, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Jan. 28, 2019
Agenda - Special Public Meeting, Jan....
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January 18, 2019
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, January 22 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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January 10, 2019
Special Public Meeting - January 15, 2019 - 6:00pm - Boardroom
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January 07, 2019
Strait Area Pool - Closed for the Day
Due to inclement weather, the Strait Area Pool will be closed for the day/evening.  We apologize for an inconvenience this may...
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January 04, 2019
Swearing In Ceremony - January 8 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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January 04, 2019
Public Meeting - January 8 - Following Swearing In Ceremony - Shannon Studio
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December 19, 2018
Christmas Holiday Schedule 2018
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December 18, 2018
Strait Area Pool - Closure
STRAIT AREA POOL Tonight's lessons (Tuesday) have been cancelled. There will be a make-up after the holidays. Public/Lane swim at 7 has also been cancelled. The Noon Swim and Water Fit at 1-2 are still...
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December 17, 2018
Strait Area Pool - Closure
The Pool will be closed tonight (17th Dec) at 6pm due to bad weather. Stay safe out...
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December 14, 2018
Committee of the Whole
The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled  for December 18 has been...
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December 11, 2018
Destination Reeves Street Update
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December 08, 2018
ADVANCE POLLS TODAY - 12PM-8PM - SHANNON STUDIO
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November 30, 2018
Agenda - Public Meeting Dec. 4th, 2018
Agenda - Public Meeting - Dec. 4,...
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November 29, 2018
Pool closed today.
Due to the system shutdown the pool will be closed...
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November 28, 2018
Open House - Change of Date & Location
Town of Port Hawkesbury GRANVILLE STREET TRAFFIC SAFETY & NORTH GRANVILLE STREET GREEN SPACE (FORMER WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SITE)   OPEN HOUSE (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE & LOCATION)   The Town of Port Hawkesbury invites the general public to an Open House to discuss traffic safety and beautification...
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November 27, 2018
Strait Area Trails Association receives generous donation.
A big thank you to Tim Hortons for the generous donation made today to the Strait Area Trails Association. $4766.00 was raised during this years Smile Cookie Campaign....
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November 22, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Holiday Flyer
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November 21, 2018
Strait Area Pool
If anyone is required to have their National Lifeguarding Certification renewed, there is a possibilty of a re-cert course on Monday, Nov.26, 2018 from 6:00-10:00 pm. Please call the pool office for more information,...
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November 21, 2018
SPECIAL ELECTION FOR ONE COUNCILLOR - Saturday, December 15, 2018
Election Information - Poll Dates and...
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November 16, 2018
Strait Area Pool
The Strait Area Pool will be closing at 1:00 pm due to the impending weather. All swim lessons will be made up at the...
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November 16, 2018
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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November 14, 2018
Public Skate Schedule
Public Skate Schedule   - Parent and Tot Skate- Monday to Friday 10:00-11:00 a.m. Drop in $2.00 - Senior/Adult Skate- Monday to Friday 12:00-2:00 p.m. Drop in 3.00, Half year pass $50.00, Full year pass $100.00 - After School Skate - Mon., Wed., Friday 3:00-4:00 Drop in $1.00 - Public Skate- Saturdays...
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November 12, 2018
Notice of Construction: Hiram Street Repaving
Please be advised that asphalt milling work will be taking place on Hiram Street in front of the Fire Hall on Tuesday, November 13th.  The work will occur from approximately 8:00am to 5:00pm and local traffic and driveway access may be limited.  Drivers are urged to use extra caution and reduce speeds when driving through construction...
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November 09, 2018
Strait Area Pool - Closure
The pool will be closed on Sunday Nov 11th, and Monday Nov 12th in observation of Remembrance...
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November 05, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Notice to Residents of Pitt Street New concrete sidewalk will be installed on Pitt Street between Queen Street and Granville Street today through Friday.  In addition new concrete curb will be installed on Pitt Street between Reeves Street and Queen Street.  Work will be carried out between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm, and curb...
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November 02, 2018
Prime Suspects: Canada’s Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Travels to Port Hawkesbury
Prime Suspects: Canada’s Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Travels to Port Hawkesbury   In this solo exhibition, opening at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre on November 26, 2018, Halifax-based artist and editorial cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon will showcase his suite of caricature-portraits of Canada’s prime...
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November 02, 2018
Public Meeting - Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studio
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October 30, 2018
Halloween Hours
  HALLOWEEN TRICK OR TREATING The Town of Port Hawkesbury wishes to advise that ‘trick or treating’ will be permitted from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Halloween night, Wednesday, October 31st. No masks are allowed after 8:00 p.m. A 10:00 p.m. curfew will be in effect for ages 16 years and under....
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October 30, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury  The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of an un-planned water service interruption underway currently as a result of a water main repair.  Crews are currently working on repairs and restoration time is estimated for 10:00pm today.  Water service will be...
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October 29, 2018
New Pedestrian Bridge Installed
The start of the pedestrian lane was put in place with this stuning pedestrian bridge. Constructed by Mulgrave Machine Works, this is a lovely addition to the...
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October 24, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury.  Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Pitt Street from Thursday Oct 25th to Friday Oct 26th.  The work will occur from approximately 7:30am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access will be limited. Residents are asked to remove vehicles from the...
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October 24, 2018
SPECIAL ELECTION - Saturday, December 15, 2018
Revisions to Preliminary List of Electors...
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October 24, 2018
Special Election - Saturday, December 15, 2018 - DRO's and Poll Clerks Required
Request for Resumes - Deadline - November 7,...
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October 19, 2018
Special Public Meeting - Monday, October 22, 2018 - 6:00pm - Shannon Studio
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October 16, 2018
Strait Area Pool Closure
The Strait Area Pool is closed for the day, reopening tomorrow.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may...
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October 09, 2018
Special Public Meeting - Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. - Boardroom
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October 09, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for today. Water service is shut-off on the following streets: • Pitt Street, at the Church Street intersection; • Church Street, Pitt St to Reynolds St; • Queen Street, Pitt St to Bain St; • Kennedy...
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October 05, 2018
Thanksgiving Holiday - Monday, October 8 - Municipal Offices will be closed
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October 05, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Tuesday, Oct 9th between the hours of 8:00am and 6:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, at the Church Street intersection; Church Street, Pitt St to Kennedy St; Some...
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September 28, 2018
Public Meeting - Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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September 28, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Notice to Residents of Napean Street and Pitt Street   New concrete sidewalk will be installed on Napean Street between Philpott Street and Embree Street on Monday and Tuesday.  In addition new concrete curb will be installed on Pitt Street between Granville Street and Prince Street on Tuesday, Wednesday and...
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September 26, 2018
Strait Area Pool
Registration for swim programs continues until Oct.5 for the fall session, beginning the week of Oct.9. Drop by the pool office to register or phone 902-625-2594 for more...
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September 22, 2018
Pump Track Open
The paving on the new pump track is complete, and it is now open for use. Helmets are mandatory, and there is a complete listing of park usage rules posted next to the park for your safety and enjoyment. There is additional surrounding ground work to be done, and that will be worked on.  We will be planning an official opening to properly...
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September 21, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Monday, September 24th between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, from Prince St to Church...
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September 20, 2018
Pump Track
The asphalt  now will not be installed til the middle of next week (approx.Sept.26) We are continuing to ask everyone not to use the track until this work is completed. The surface that is there now has been rolled to accept asphalt and it is not built to withstand being ridden on prior to it going down especially when it is wet. Thank you...
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September 19, 2018
Notice - Changeroom Closure Port Hawkesbury Community Park
Due to recent incidents of vandalism the changerooms at the Port Hawkesbury Community Park will now be closed at 4:00pm daily.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may...
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September 19, 2018
Notice of Construction: Reynolds Street Repaving
Please be advised that asphalt milling work will be taking place on sections of Reynolds Street on Thursday, September 20th.  The work will occur from approximately 7:30am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access may be limited.  Drivers are urged to use extra caution and reduce speeds when driving through construction zones and to...
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September 15, 2018
Pump Track
The work on the pump  track will continue next week and we ask that the track not be used until the work is complete. It is hoped that if the weather cooperates we will be ready for riders on Friday, September...
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September 14, 2018
Special Public Meeting - Tuesday, September 18 - 2:00 pm - PHCC Boardroom
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September 14, 2018
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, September 18 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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September 14, 2018
Employment Opportunity
ONGOING HIRING: CASUAL CUSTODIANS   JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM! BE ONSITE FOR MAJOR EVENTS AND HOCKEY GAMES!   FLEXIBILITY OF SHIFTS AVAILABLE PERFECT ROLE FOR STAY-AT-HOME PARENTS, STUDENTS, RETIREES   Position Title:  Custodian Reports To:      Facility...
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September 13, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for today, Thursday, September 13th between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, from Napean St to Church...
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September 11, 2018
Hazardous Waste
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September 11, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of an un-planned water service interruption underway currently as a result of a water main repair.  Crews are currently working on repairs and restoration time is estimated for 6:00pm today.  Water service will be shut-off...
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September 07, 2018
Public Meeting - Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studio
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September 07, 2018
Strait Area Pool
Pool swim times beginning Sept.10 2018: Daytime: Monday/Wednesday 11:00-12:00 Senior swim Monday-Friday 12:00-1:00 Public swim Evenings: Monday-Friday 7:00-8:00pm Lane swim: Monday and Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm Tuesday and Wednesday 7:00-8:00...
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September 05, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Napean Street from Thursday Sept 6th to Friday Sept 7th.  The work will occur from approximately 8am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access will be limited. Residents are asked to remove vehicles from the street by 8am, and sections of Napean Street may be...
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September 04, 2018
Strait Area Pool Reopening
The Strait Area Pool will reopen on Sept. 10, 2018.  The Fall / Winter Public Swim Schedule will be available on Sept. 7th.  Fall Registration will begin on Sept. 24,...
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August 31, 2018
September Public Meeting - Tuesday, September 11 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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August 29, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Thursday, August 30th between the hours of 6:30am and 3:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, from Granville St to Church...
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August 28, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury ***Revised***   The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Tuesday, August 28th between the hours of 6:30am and 7:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: • Pitt...
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August 27, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury - *Revised* The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Monday, August 27th between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm. Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: • Pitt Street, from Granville St to Church...
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August 27, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
  Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury   The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Tuesday, August 28th between the hours of 6:30am and 5:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, from Granville...
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August 13, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
  Notice to Residents of Napean Street, from Philpott Street to Embree Street: New concrete curb will be installed on Napean Street between Philpott Street and Embree Street between the hours of 7am to 6pm Tuesday (Aug 14th), Wednesday (Aug 15th) and Thursday (Aug 16th). Curb side parking on the street will be permitted during...
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August 13, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Tuesday, August 14th between the hours of 8:00am and 2:00pm. Water service will be shut-off on Bernard Street, from Pitt St to Kennedy St. Some surrounding areas may also be...
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August 10, 2018
Terry Fox Run- September 16, 2018
Terry Fox Run 2018 Date: Sunday, Sept. 16th Time:  1:00 pm Location: Port Hawkesbury Community Park ***NEW LOCATION*** This year celebrates the 38TH Anniversary of the Terry Fox Run! Come join us Sunday, Sept. 16th to walk, run or bike 1 km, 5 km or 10 km Road Route OR  walk the Port Hawkesbury Community Trail from the Playground...
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August 10, 2018
Notice of Scheduled Water Interruption
  Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury for August 13, 2018   The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Monday, August 13 starting at 6:00 a.m. and will continue for most of the day and should be restored by 5:00 p.m.  Pitt Street-...
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August 10, 2018
First Responders Fun Fun
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August 10, 2018
Track and Field Fun Day
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August 10, 2018
Pottery Workshop
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July 27, 2018
Bicycle Pump Track Development Meeting- August 9 @ 6:00 p.m.
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June 26, 2018
Congratulations to all Graduates
On behalf of the Mayor and Town Council,  wishes of congratulations for every success in the future are exended to all of this years graduates. Have a wonderful...
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June 25, 2018
Special Public Meeting - June 28 - Immediately Following Public Hearing (at 1:00pm) - Shannon Studio
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June 18, 2018
Committee of the Whole Meeting - June 19th
The monthly Committee of the Whole meeting will be held on June 19th at 7pm in the Shannon Studio.  The agenda can be found here:  Agenda Committe of the Whole...
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June 18, 2018
Special Public Meeting - June 19th, 2018
A special Public Meeting will take place on June 19th in the Shannon Studio, immediately following the Committee of the Whole meeting.  The agenda can be found here:  Agenda Special Public...
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June 04, 2018
Department of Natural Resources
The Department of Natural Resources have live trapped one of the two bears that have been sighted in Port Hawkesbury. Their efforts today will be to live trap the second bear and have it...
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June 01, 2018
Centennial Trails
There has been a bear sighting reported on the Centennial Trails. Nova Scotia Department of Natural resources have been contacted. Do not approach. If you notice any animals that are in distress or injured please contact Natural Resources 902-756-2298, Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30 P.M. OR after hours 1-800-565-2224 emergency calls only. For further...
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May 31, 2018
Empty Paint Can Recycling
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May 17, 2018
Special Public Meeting - May 22 - 1:30pm - Bear Head Room
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May 11, 2018
Committee of the Whole - May 15 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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May 07, 2018
Granville Green 2018 Concert Series Announced
2018 Granville Green Concert Series Port Hawkesbury, N.S. May 7, 2018     The Town of Port Hawkesbury is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2018 Granville Green outdoor concert series which will be held each Sunday from July 1 to August 5 at 7:00 p.m.  This is our 24th year for the free outdoor concerts held at the...
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May 01, 2018
Summer Recreation Jobs
  SUMMER STUDENT JOBS The Town of Port Hawkesbury will be hiring summer students for work throughout the town in various departments and our trails systems.   All interested students must submit a resume/application no later than Friday May 11, 2018.  Applications may be picked up at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Box,...
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April 25, 2018
Spring Cleanup - Heavy Material Collection - May 7
DO NOT place material curbside before April 30 Spring Cleanup...
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April 20, 2018
Summer Employment Opportunity- Festival/Market Coordinator (2 positions)
Festival/Market Coordinator (2 positions): Port Hawkesbury   Job Type: Student, Full-time (term) 12 weeks (35 hrs/week) (Festival Events Coordinator position – May 21 – August 10) ($12/hr) (Market Coordinator position – June 4 – August 24) ($12/hr) Employers: Festival of the Strait Society/Ceilidh...
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April 20, 2018
Town Streets/Asphalt Conditions
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April 19, 2018
Craft Incubator Coming to Port Hawkesbury
Craft Incubator Coming to Port Hawkesbury  Sydney (NS) – April 19, 2018 – Are you an emerging craftsperson looking for a fantastic opportunity to work on your creative practice, while developing a craft business? Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design in collaboration with the Town of Port Hawkesbury is excited to launch a...
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April 19, 2018
Thank you Volunteers!
Thank you to the many volunteers who make our community a better place to live.  Representative volunteers will be recognized this evening at the Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer...
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April 18, 2018
Leaf & Yard Waste Site - OPENING FOR SEASON - Saturday, May 5
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April 17, 2018
Spring Hydrant Flushing & Main Program - May 7-19
Information - Spring Hydrant...
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April 17, 2018
Community member required to serve on Inverness County Home Support Society Board
  Inverness County Home Support Society Request for Board Membership   The Inverness County Home Support Society (ICHSS) is a private not-for-profit incorporated Agency with a mission to provide excellence in delivery of home support services throughout the County of Inverness.  The ICHSS currently provides services to...
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April 13, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury.   Please be advised that water utility customers on Napean Street between Philpott Street and MacSween Street, Nova Court, and  surrounding areas may experience periods of brief water service interruption, lower water pressure and discolouration between the hours of 9am and 3pm on Monday,...
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April 13, 2018
Committee of the Whole - April 17 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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April 10, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Spring Recreation and Aquatics Flyer
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March 20, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer Awards Nomination
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March 09, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer of the Year
Kelly MacIntyre Hayes has dedicated over 20 years of volunteering to our community. She has tirelessly fundraised, organized and managed sports teams and community organizations. She has been involved in minor hockey for over 15 years serving as a team manager numerous times, as well as serving as a board member and member of the executive. Kelly...
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February 21, 2018
Board Member for Inverness Co. Home Support Society (ICHSS)
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February 07, 2018
Senior Needs Assessment Survey Results
Seniors Needs Assessment Survey Results Data collected from August to November 2017 38% of the (3004)population of the Town of Port Hawkesbury is comprised of seniors- 55-99 (1135 based on 2016 census), The survey was developed to better understand the effectiveness of existing services and gaps. The following, while not surprising,...
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January 19, 2018
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program - By Appointment Only
Eligibility Requirements and Program...
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January 18, 2018
Request for Expressions of Interest - Mixed Use Development Opportunity - Town of Port Hawkesbury
RFEOI - Mixed Use Development Opportunity - Town of Port Hawkesbury Deadline:  February 9,...
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December 06, 2017
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Napean Street from Thursday Dec 7th to Friday Dec 8th.  The work will occur from approximately 8am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access will be limited. Residents are asked to remove vehicles from the street by 8am, and sections of Napean Street may be...
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December 04, 2017
Asset Management Pilot Project
A Message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Provincial Department of Municipal Affairs is developing a province-wide asset management approach to support municipalities with infrastructure planning efforts, and Port Hawkesbury has been selected to participate in a pilot project at no cost to town residents. Survey crews will be working on...
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December 04, 2017
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Please be advised that a planned water service interruption is scheduled for today, December 4th for Philpott Street in the area between the Prince Street intersection and Granville Street intersection. Some customers in surrounding areas may also be affected. Water service will be shut off between the hours of 8:30am and 5pm. Town of Port...
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December 01, 2017
Agenda - Public Meeting - Dec 5 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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November 30, 2017
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Residents are advised that the Philpott Street / Napean Street intersection will be closed to through traffic while new infrastructure is being installed. Access to homes adjacent to the intersection is available from the adjoining streets. Traffic control signs are in place and residents are asked to use caution while travelling around the...
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November 28, 2017
Water Service Interruption - Nov 29 - 9am-5pm - Philpott St. & Napean St. Intersection
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project Please be advised that  a planned water service interruption is scheduled for Thursday, November 29 (9am-5pm) for Philpott St. and Napean St. for areas adjacent to the Philpott / Napean intersection.  Some customers in surrounding areas may also be affected.  The Town of...
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November 27, 2017
Outdoor Natural Ice Skating Rink - Call for Volunteers
Outdoor Natural Ice Skating Rink - Call for Volunteers Developing an outdoor natural skating rink will require dedicated volunteers to flood and scrape the surface during the winter months. These tasks would be carried out early in the morning and late in the evening.  Without a team of volunteers this project will not be possible. We are...
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November 24, 2017
Leaf & Yard Waste Site - CLOSED FOR SEASON - Saturday, December 2
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November 22, 2017
Curb & Sidewalk Installation - Napean, Prince, MacLaughlin Streets
Notice to Residents on sections of Napean Street, Prince Street and MacLaughlin Street   New concrete curb and sidewalk will be installed on Napean Street from 7am to 5pm Monday to Saturday.  Curb side parking on the street will be permitted during non-construction work hours.  Driveway access may be prohibited for a number of...
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November 20, 2017
Sports Wall of Fame
Congratulations to Jason Lukeman, Jerry Burke, Billy Joe MacLean and the 1984 Cardinals on being inducted into our Sports Wall of...
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November 16, 2017
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, November 21 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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November 08, 2017
CATERING REQUIREMENTS - "One Cape Breton" Conference - November 23 & 24
One Cape Breton Municipal/Stakeholder Conference - Nov 23 & 24 - PHCC Catering Requirements/Food Services -...
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November 07, 2017
Town of Port Hawkesbury Christmas Parade
Registration...
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October 30, 2017
CLOSED - Leaf & Yard Waste Site - Saturday, November 11
The Leaf and Yard Waste Site on Crandall Road will be CLOSED, Saturday, November 11 in observance of Remembrance...
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September 19, 2017
Community Park Washroom & Splash Pad Hours of Operation
Washroom Monday – Sunday  Open 8:00 am             Closed 4:00 pm   Splash Pad Monday, September 25th – CLOSED FOR THE...
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September 12, 2017
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS ON PITT ST & NAPEAN ST GARBAGE COLLECTION
Residents on Pitt St. and Napean St. are asked to place their garbage at curbside each Tuesday as usual by 7am.  Should Eastern Sanitation not be able to stop alongside homes, a member of the contractor crew on site will collect the garbage and take it to the Eastern Sanitation truck.  This notification is until December – the...
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September 05, 2017
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS: WATER MAIN VALVE MAINTENANCE - Sep 7 & 8
Water Main Valve...
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August 25, 2017
Reeves Street- Embree Island Yard Sales
Reeves Street – Embree Island YARD SALES August 18, 2017 Port Hawkesbury – Effective immediately, the Town of Port Hawkesbury wishes to advise the public that the yard sales taking place on the Irving Oil property off Reeves Street at Embree Island are not authorized in accordance with the Town’s Vending...
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August 18, 2017
Public Information Meeting - Pitt St. & Napean St. Reconstruction Project - August 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Pitt St. & Napean St. Project - August 23 - 6:30pm-7:30pm Bear Head Room,...
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August 15, 2017
Town of Port Hawkesbury Conducts Age Friendly Survey
Nova Scotia has one of the oldest aging populations in Canada. By 2030, there will be close to 260,000 people aged 65 or older in Nova Scotia. This demographic shift is an opportunity for Port Hawkesbury to plan and take action. Action that optimizes the advantage and resource of an older population and recognizes the important role that older...
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August 15, 2017
Notice of Special Public Meeting - Port Hawkesbury Town Council- Aug. 17 @ 6:00 P.M.
Special Public Meeting...
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May 12, 2017
Leaf & Yard Waste Site Opening
Leaf & Yard Waste Site Opening - May 6-November...
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April 26, 2017
Paperless Billing
Paperless Billing is now available at the Town of Port Hawkesbury.  If you would like to receive your tax or utility bill online, please fill out the following:  Paperless Billing Authorization Form, or request a form in person or by email at [email protected]  Forms can be returned in person, by post at: 606 Reeves St. Port...
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April 05, 2017
Destination Reeves St. Project
Information on the Destination Reeves St. Project can be found...
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September 12, 2016
Waste Management Compliance
Please be advised  that in the coming weeks, the Waste Collectors for the Town of Port Hawkesbury will be accompanied by a Compliance Officer to ensure proper waste management procedures are being followed.  Residents can review the below Recycling Guide or visit the Town Office located at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre for more...
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March 02, 2016
Port Hawkesbury Active Transportation Plan
Port Hawkesbury Active Transportation Plan, available...
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Committee of the Whole Meeting - October 19, 2021
There will be a Committee of the Whole meeting held virtually on Tuesday, October 19th.  For an invitation to view/attend virtually please...
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October 14, 2021
Allen McDonald
  Allen McDonald served many years with the Town of Port Hawkesbury as the manager of the Port Hawkesbury Airport where he also owned and...
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October 08, 2021
Notice of Special Public Meeting of Council - Tuesday, October 12, 2021
There will be a Special Public Meeting of Council held virtually on Tuesday, October 12th at 6pm. For an invite to attend/view virtaully please...
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October 08, 2021
Town of Port Hawkesbury Municipal Office & Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Box Office
      The Town of Port Hawkesbury Municipal Office and Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be closed Monday, October...
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